Police, Fire & Court

Bebington man among 14 charged with drugs offences

By Mary Wells

A man from Bebington is one of 14 people charged with drugs offences following an investigation by ‘Titan’, the North-west’s regional organised crime unit.

Titan detectives were joined by officers from Merseyside Police during raids in Wirral early on Thursday morning.

In total 17 people were arrested –  3 were released pending further enquiries.

The following people have been charged and appeared before South Sefton Magistrates Court in Bootle on Saturday.

Michael Anderson, 63-years-old, of Bracken Lane, Higher Bebington, Wirral – between 1/11/16 and 05/02/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely MDMA, and between 1/04/12 and 22/09/17 converted criminal property.

Steven McEntee, 32 years-old, of Hillside Road, Tranmere, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely cocaine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B drugs namely amphetamine.

Colin O’Gorman, 38 years-old, of Highfield Crescent, Rock Ferry, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely cocaine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B namely amphetamine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B drugs namely cannabis.

Ian Birchall, 34 years-old, of Gothic Street, Rock Ferry, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely cocaine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B namely amphetamine.

James Irwin, 30 years-old, of Highfield Road, Rock Ferry, Wirral – between 1/11/16 and 05/02/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely MDMA.

Gary Jones, 41years-old, of Prentice Road, Rock Ferry, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely cocaine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B namely amphetamine

Steven Laidlaw, 35 years-old, of Oriel Road, Tranmere, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A namely cocaine, conspired to supply Class B drugs (amphetamine) and between 1/11/16 and 05/02/17conspired to supply Class A MDMA.

Steven Clarke, 56 years-old, of Westbourne Road, Prenton, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A namely cocaine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B namely amphetamine.

Christopher Jones, 34 years-old, of Charlwood Close, Prenton, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely cocaine and Class B drugs namely amphetamine, and between 1/11/16 and 05/02/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely MDMA.

David Kavanagh, 34 years-old, of Shore Drive, New Ferry, Wirral – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs namely cocaine and between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class B drugs namely amphetamine.

Dwight Jones, 32 years-old, of Durweston Walk, Bristol – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply class A drugs (cocaine) and Class B drugs (amphetamine). Also charged with possession with intent supply Class B drugs (cannabis).

Kurtis Jones, 34 years-old, of Stonechat Gardens, Bristol – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply Class A drugs (cocaine) and Class B drugs (amphetamine).

Dylan Bowen, 22 years-old of Franklins Croft, Wolverton, Milton Keynes – between 31/03/16 and 22/09/17 conspired to supply class B drugs (amphetamine).

Peter Jones, 51 years-old, of HMP Dovegate – between 1/11/16 and 05/02/17 conspired to supply Class A namely MDMA.